Meet the team

At Kasar we pride ourselves on service excellence and a personal service. Out team is here for your comfort and boast a wealth of accommodation and serviced apartments experience, to make your stay with us the very best it can be.

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Management
Pius Kasar CEO
Group Chairman

Pius Akinmejiwa

Pius is the co-founder and Group Chairman of Kasar Stays. Pius was born in London and grew up in Lagos, Nigeria. He studied Building Engineering at University and after graduating, moved back to England.

After time as a computer programmer, internet and telecomms entrepreneur living and working in London, San Francisco, Johannesburg and Doha, he moved back to the UK to found Kent Housing, a social accomodation company. It was so successful it led to Pius and his wife setting up Kasar Stays (KH Homes), growing it to the largest serviced apartments company in Kent, Greater London.

As the Group Chairman, Pius’s job is to ensure that Kasar maintains the highest levels of service and is fully responsible for the overall company strategy. Pius' favourite football team is Spurs and his favourite cities, Singapore, San Francisco and Dubai. He'd like to hire a camper van and drive through Europe for his next travel adventure. 

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Chief Executive Officer

Sade Akinmejiwa

As the Chief Executive Officer at Kasar, Sade is responsible for managing the bookings, housekeeping and maintenance teams. Prior to joining Kasar in 2016, she worked on a Transformational change project in the Middle East, as a Benefits Realisations and Change Manager delivering Clinical IT systems across 27 Hospitals.

Sade has lived and worked in South Africa, USA, Middle East and West Africa and loves travelling the globe for work and leisure. Sade loves different world foods and likes to holiday where she can relax with a variety of different restaurants.

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Chief Operating Officer

Kemka Emereole

Kemka is Kasar's Chief Operating Officer, bringing a wealth of senior management experience across a broad spectrum of the residential lettings sector of the housing industry, as well as IT, Fashion and Beauty industries. She graduated in September 2020 with an Msc in Development with International Business, giving her strong global business expertise and knowledge of future developments.

In her downtime, Kemka enjoys spending time with her boys, travelling and taking in the arts.

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Bookings Team
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Bookings Team Manager

Maureen Vie Conlu

Maureen completed a Bachelors Degree in Mass Communications and Education. She was a licensed teacher and a college instructor for three years. More recently Mau worked as a customer service representative for travel and hospitality companies.

At Kasar, Mau specialises in guest relations, taking care of guests' needs and requests, and making sure every transaction meets the guests' expectations.

She loves being a Mum to her three kids and in her spare time she enjoys cooking for her family. She also loves music, the outdoors and finds gardening very therapeutic.

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Bookings Supervisor / Billings Admin

Michelle Pimentel

Michiko is derived from her Japanese family name and is the name Michelle prefers. In her early age, Mich worked to fund her studies and graduated with the help of a scholarship, then gaining experience in hospitality overseas. She worked for five years in a four star hotel, from trainee to securing an executive position.

Mich is happiest with her family and friends as she loves to talk to people. She once experienced racism due to a miscommunication, but it became her inspiration to learn the language as a result.

Percy
Bookings Administrator

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Percy is one of our new members in the Philippines booking team. She helps guests have the best experience with Kasar from booking up to check out.

Personally, she loves watching cartoon movies with her son, reading English novels, playing video games with her son, and playing poker.

She is also a foodie. me other fun facts about Percy is that she has trypophobia, which gives her goosebumps all over her body! She can also sing All Falls Down by Alan Walker off by heart!

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Bookings Administrator

Claudette Joy Calatan

As a tourism graduate, the hospitality and tourism industries have always held a special place in Clau's heart. Her experience includes working for a four-star hotel in Thailand and in her hometown, Baguio Philippines. 

She's grown to love the industry and it keeps her excited and motivated everyday. In her spare time, she enjoys learning and playing various musical instruments, singing and reading books.

At Kasar, she is helps guests with their whole booking journey, ensuring that they get the best experience possible!

 

 

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Bookings Administrator

Eliza Ramas

A hard-working mom, a mom-trepreneur, hands-on Momma to her cutie little daughter, and loving wife – all best described to this lad.

Eliz to her friends and colleagues, has been in service-oriented industry for more than 10 years, and the exposure to hospitality industry has gained her skills in customer service, great communication skills, multi-tasking skills and prioritization skills which are all essentials in this industry.

On her free time. she loves spending every precious seconds of it with her only daughter.  She’s also delighted when cooking special meals for her family. And that makes her happy - to serve it with them.

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Business Development Team
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Revenue Support Analyst

Fionna Gonzales-Pastrana

Her name is Fionna, but her friends call her "FiFi." She is the second child out of 4 children, and they are all girls. She took up Bachelor of Science in Business Administration major in Marketing Management at De La Salle University- Lipa, Philippines. She was a Marketing Intern at Agoda Philippines way back in College.

She got hired as a Reservations Assistant as her first job in one of the destination resorts in Batangas, Philippines, and the rest is history.

Now, she is part of the Business Development Team of Kasar as a Revenue Support Analyst. Ultimately, her core objective is to maximize the revenue generated by selling our serviced apartments.

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Business Development Executive

Charlene Patatag

Charlene is the Business Development Executive of Kasar. She is currently living in the Philippines, but she has always wanted to explore and travel the world. So, while that is challenging now, she is experiencing the English culture through Kasar. Her main responsibility is to increase people's awareness of Kasar and its beautiful, excellent, and well-rounded service.

If you look at her phone's gallery, you will only find two things: either a picture of the sunset at a beach or her dog. On her (very rare) free time, you will find her watching F.R.I.E.N.D.S over and over and over again. 20 times and counting since she discovered the series in 2019.

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OTA Specialist

JM Cunanan

Jhoanna prefers being called JM, as it gives off a mystery on whether she's a man or a woman. She's sometimes an introvert and extrovert depending on the situation.

She likes to eat and explore different cuisines except for exotic delicacies and slimy veggies.Her time revolves around her family and work. She believes that everything will be worth it when you work hard for it.

At Kasar, she is the go-to person for all things OTA. She makes sure that we optimize all available platforms online.

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Accounting Department
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Accounts Team Lead

Maiza Millalos

Maiza is the newly added member in the Finance Department. She works alongside bookings team in making sure that the revenue side of the business is doing smoothly.

In her spare time, she loves going for a walk or jog around neighborhood or playing with her dog where she named him" Luffy" (an anime character from "One Piece"). And Yes , she likes anime!!

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Housekeeping Team
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Housekeeper

Dimitrinka Yosifova

Dimitrinka is a member of the  Kasar housekeeping team. Having amassed valuable experience in her previous roles in different sectors. Leveraging on her organisational skills and eye for detail, gained from past experience, Dimitrinka is an integral part of the team ensuring no stone is left unturned when disinfecting and cleaning our serviced apartments.

Dimitrinka is an avid floriculturist and gardener and loves to spend her spare time either growing flowers, enjoying nature or with her family.

Andrei - Kasar team
Housekeeper (Driver)

Andrei Martin

Andrei is Kasar's driver, key handover person and house keeper. He is always keen to go the extra mile to make a difference and make a place a home for our guests. Andrei enjoys a good family balance with work and likes keeping active by going out for sunny walks, bike rides, listening to music and family meals out.

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Housekeeper (Driver)

Nikolay Yosifov

Nikolay joined Kasar as a member of the housekeeping team, having worked as a mechanic, plumber and professional cleaning services provider previously. Nikolay is a great addition to the team and defines himself as a hardworking and responsible person. In his own words "I love new challenges as well as being responsible in my work".

In his spare time Nikolay likes fishing and beekeeping. Nikolay has twice participated in the local elections as a candidate for mayor of a settlement.

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Operations and Property Management Team
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Property Manager for London and Essex / Property Sourcer

Michael Anyanebechi

Mike as popularly called is the Sourcer/ Property Manager at Kasar Stays.  He is an accomplished manager with a 10 years professional experience focused on Property management and Customer service. He aims to constantly deliver strong management skills, expanding the property portfolio and excellent customer service. Mike is known for being a problem solver and relationship builder.

Michael has a master's degree in Corporate Communications from the University of West London and obtained his MBA from the University of Gloucestershire. Prior to working with Kasar Stays, he worked in other property management firms and realised that property management was what he loved and enjoyed doing.

Michael enjoys travelling, networking and watching football in his free time. His favourite football team is Manchester United (The best football club in the world).